Events and Programs

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Conversation with the Chair: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting 

Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell will host a town hall with educators and students on September 28, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. ET. During the event, Chair Powell will respond to questions asked by participants who will join the event virtually from across the country.

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College Fed Challenge winners

National College Fed Challenge

College Fed Challenge is a team competition for undergraduate students. Teams analyze economic and financial conditions and formulate a monetary policy recommendation, modeling the Federal Open Market Committee.
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Exploring Careers in Economics

Federal Reserve Board welcomes students in Washington, D.C., and nationwide via webcast to discuss career opportunities and diversity in economics and to learn about career paths within the Federal Reserve System.
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Economic Education Month

October is National Economic Education Month. It’s designed to help all students understand how everyday economic decisions and policies affect their lives, their families, and their world.
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Federal Reserve Education Outreach

To promote personal financial responsibility, expose young people to exciting careers in economics and finance, and educate students on the role of the Federal Reserve System in the global economy.
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Educational Tools

Chairman Bernanke

Chairman Bernanke's College Lecture Series

Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's four-part lecture series about the Federal Reserve and the financial crisis. The lectures were offered as part of an undergraduate course at the George Washington University School of Business.
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Interactive Timeline

The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis: Interactive Timeline

The timeline uses video clips to present an historical progression, beginning with the Great Depression and an analysis of the Fed's response, and culminating with the recent financial crisis.
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Instructor Resources

The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis: Discussion Questions

Questions to assist instructors in guiding class discussion following the viewing of video clips.
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Last Update: July 14, 2023